Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 108 116
Rank change year-on-year +45 +8 +21
Permanent jobs citing BDD 519 326 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.05% 3.03% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.64% 3.41% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 467 294 296
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,053 £31,125
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9209 9564 10559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.54% 88.84% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7585 7966 8870
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in the South West

BDD
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in the South West.

Salary trend for BDD in the South West

BDD
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in the South West

BDD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +40 168 £51,750 +29.38% 12
Gloucestershire +53 124 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Somerset +6 72 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Wiltshire +30 69 £50,000 +9.29% 7
Devon +16 50 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Dorset +7 34 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Cornwall - 3 £40,250 -
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for BDD.

1 459 (88.44%) TDD
2 435 (83.82%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (49.71%) MVC
4 255 (49.13%) C#
5 221 (42.58%) Java
6 208 (40.08%) .NET
6 208 (40.08%) Scrum
7 206 (39.69%) Git (software)
8 189 (36.42%) SQL Server
9 173 (33.33%) NoSQL
10 171 (32.95%) JavaScript
11 165 (31.79%) Test Automation
12 156 (30.06%) JIRA
13 154 (29.67%) Amazon AWS
14 146 (28.13%) REST
15 145 (27.94%) ASP.NET
16 140 (26.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 128 (24.66%) Kanban
18 124 (23.89%) HTML
18 124 (23.89%) Electronics
19 123 (23.70%) RESTful
20 118 (22.74%) MongoDB
21 117 (22.54%) XML
21 117 (22.54%) JUnit
22 115 (22.16%) Web Services
23 110 (21.19%) Finance
24 108 (20.81%) SOAP
24 108 (20.81%) Web Application Development
25 107 (20.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
26 106 (20.42%) Spring

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 90 (17.34%) Tomcat
2 79 (15.22%) Mule
2 79 (15.22%) Mule ESB
3 61 (11.75%) JBoss
4 36 (6.94%) Apache
5 30 (5.78%) Confluence
6 26 (5.01%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (3.28%) WebLogic
8 16 (3.08%) CMS
8 16 (3.08%) WebSphere
9 15 (2.89%) Anypoint
10 14 (2.70%) IIS
11 12 (2.31%) Drupal
11 12 (2.31%) WordPress
12 11 (2.12%) Apache Spark
13 10 (1.93%) GlassFish
13 10 (1.93%) SharePoint
13 10 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (1.73%) Umbraco
15 8 (1.54%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Magento
2 2 (0.39%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 154 (29.67%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (16.76%) SaaS
3 60 (11.56%) Amazon EC2
4 59 (11.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (3.66%) PaaS
6 18 (3.47%) IaaS
7 12 (2.31%) npm
8 11 (2.12%) Amazon Kinesis
9 8 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (1.54%) Serverless
10 7 (1.35%) GitHub
11 6 (1.16%) TestFlight
12 4 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.77%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.77%) BrowserStack
12 4 (0.77%) Route 53
12 4 (0.77%) Sauce Labs
13 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.74%) HTTP
2 29 (5.59%) Wireless
3 21 (4.05%) Internet
4 16 (3.08%) SSL
5 6 (1.16%) MQTT
6 4 (0.77%) SSH
6 4 (0.77%) VPN
7 2 (0.39%) AMQP
8 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (36.42%) SQL Server
2 173 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 118 (22.74%) MongoDB
4 89 (17.15%) SQL Server 2016
5 64 (12.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 45 (8.67%) MySQL
7 33 (6.36%) Big Data
8 29 (5.59%) Relational Database
9 19 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (3.66%) CouchDB
10 18 (3.47%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (3.28%) RDBMS
12 16 (3.08%) Redis
13 15 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (2.50%) Hadoop
15 12 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
16 8 (1.54%) BigQuery
17 7 (1.35%) Couchbase
17 7 (1.35%) MariaDB
17 7 (1.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 206 (39.69%) Git (software)
2 156 (30.06%) JIRA
3 117 (22.54%) JUnit
4 86 (16.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 67 (12.91%) Jenkins
6 66 (12.72%) IntelliJ
7 62 (11.95%) Cucumber
8 61 (11.75%) Selenium
9 40 (7.71%) NUnit
10 36 (6.94%) Bitbucket
10 36 (6.94%) Calabash
11 32 (6.17%) Maven
12 31 (5.97%) Eclipse
13 29 (5.59%) Gradle
14 28 (5.39%) SoapUI
15 27 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (4.82%) Android Studio
17 23 (4.43%) Rhino Mocks
18 22 (4.24%) Visual Studio
19 21 (4.05%) gulp
General
1 124 (23.89%) Electronics
2 110 (21.19%) Finance
3 100 (19.27%) Marketing
4 88 (16.96%) Manufacturing
4 88 (16.96%) Telecoms
5 57 (10.98%) Retail
6 33 (6.36%) Advertising
7 30 (5.78%) Games
8 9 (1.73%) Law
9 8 (1.54%) Music Industry
10 6 (1.16%) Banking
10 6 (1.16%) Publishing
11 4 (0.77%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 348 (67.05%) Developer
2 136 (26.20%) .NET Developer
3 85 (16.38%) Java Developer
4 67 (12.91%) Senior Developer
5 44 (8.48%) C# Developer
6 38 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 32 (6.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 27 (5.20%) Analyst
9 26 (5.01%) Team Leader
10 25 (4.82%) Software Developer
11 24 (4.62%) Test Analyst
11 24 (4.62%) Test Engineer
12 20 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (3.85%) Tester
13 19 (3.66%) Android Developer
13 19 (3.66%) Automation Test Analyst
14 18 (3.47%) PHP Developer
14 18 (3.47%) Test Manager
15 17 (3.28%) Development Team Leader
16 16 (3.08%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (40.08%) .NET
2 146 (28.13%) REST
3 145 (27.94%) ASP.NET
4 140 (26.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 124 (23.89%) HTML
6 123 (23.70%) RESTful
7 117 (22.54%) XML
8 115 (22.16%) Web Services
9 108 (20.81%) SOAP
10 107 (20.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 106 (20.42%) Spring
12 105 (20.23%) JSON
13 101 (19.46%) Hibernate
14 100 (19.27%) AngularJS
14 100 (19.27%) CSS
15 97 (18.69%) WCF
16 95 (18.30%) Node.js
17 90 (17.34%) ASP.NET Web API
18 77 (14.84%) JPA
19 72 (13.87%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.07%) User Experience
2 61 (11.75%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.28%) Music Streaming
5 16 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (1.54%) Fintech
7 8 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.35%) Video\Live Streaming
9 5 (0.96%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.96%) Animation
9 5 (0.96%) Clustering
9 5 (0.96%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.58%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.39%) STB
12 1 (0.19%) BBC
12 1 (0.19%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.19%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 105 (20.23%) Linux
2 34 (6.55%) Windows
3 29 (5.59%) Android
4 21 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.12%) Unix
6 10 (1.93%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (88.44%) TDD
2 435 (83.82%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (49.71%) MVC
4 208 (40.08%) Scrum
5 165 (31.79%) Test Automation
6 128 (24.66%) Kanban
7 108 (20.81%) Web Application Development
8 104 (20.04%) Continuous Integration
9 103 (19.85%) Business Intelligence
9 103 (19.85%) Software Engineering
10 93 (17.92%) Digital Marketing
11 89 (17.15%) Programme Management
12 81 (15.61%) OO
13 75 (14.45%) Integration Testing
14 64 (12.33%) E-Commerce
15 47 (9.06%) SOLID
16 46 (8.86%) DevOps
17 39 (7.51%) Continuous Delivery
18 36 (6.94%) Unit Testing
19 33 (6.36%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 255 (49.13%) C#
2 221 (42.58%) Java
3 171 (32.95%) JavaScript
4 101 (19.46%) Ruby
5 98 (18.88%) SQL
6 46 (8.86%) C++
7 41 (7.90%) Python
8 32 (6.17%) PHP
9 25 (4.82%) Groovy
10 18 (3.47%) T-SQL
10 18 (3.47%) XPath
11 15 (2.89%) TypeScript
12 13 (2.50%) VBScript
13 12 (2.31%) Jython
14 11 (2.12%) Objective-C
15 9 (1.73%) ES6
16 8 (1.54%) C
16 8 (1.54%) Scala
17 4 (0.77%) PHP 7
18 3 (0.58%) F#
Qualifications
1 48 (9.25%) Degree
2 26 (5.01%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.08%) ISTQB
5 13 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.93%) MCPD
7 9 (1.73%) ISEB
8 6 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.32%) QA
2 7 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.77%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.58%) ISO 13485
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (4.82%) Docker
2 5 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (4.62%) HockeyApp
2 13 (2.50%) CA Service Virtualization
3 10 (1.93%) CloudHub
4 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.39%) Ansible
6 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.19%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 88 (16.96%) SAP
2 64 (12.33%) Apple
3 47 (9.06%) Microsoft
4 42 (8.09%) Atlassian
5 17 (3.28%) HP
6 16 (3.08%) Facebook
7 15 (2.89%) IBM
7 15 (2.89%) Oracle
8 13 (2.50%) CA
9 11 (2.12%) Xamarin
10 10 (1.93%) MuleSoft
11 5 (0.96%) VMware
12 4 (0.77%) Zend
13 2 (0.39%) hybris
14 1 (0.19%) Adobe
14 1 (0.19%) Cadence
14 1 (0.19%) Google
14 1 (0.19%) Plumtree
14 1 (0.19%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com